The Generational Gap

Here we go. My thoughts on Baby Boomers vs generation X vs millennials and, why I believe we in the fire service are making a issue that shouldn’t be a issue. Baby Boomers. The people that were raised knowing if you wanted something you’d have to work for it. Stuff wasn’t just handed to you. […]

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MI Senator Favors Federal Funds to Promote FFs

SOURCE: MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON– U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., introduced legislation today that could help local fire departments promote part-time personnel with federal grant funding rather than being forced to hire new employees and train them. Peters introduced the legislation along with U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, as a way to help save money and hire […]

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The 5 best academies for firefighters

If you aspire to become a firefighter, you might consider these top fire academies. By Chris Meyer, FireRescue1 Contributor Firefighting jobs are getting more competitive every year. As an aspiring firefighter, you want to be certain you get the best possible preparation before you start applying for jobs. And depending on the area you’d like […]

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